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Winch question

My boat has Lewmar 6 standard single speed winches. I would really like to upgrade to self tailing. I looked around at several boating websites including this one and have found that everyone is really proud of them. At least an investment of $1200 to replace both primary winches.

Is it possible to buy just the drum and replace that? It seems to me that is the only difference.

Also, I find no reference, even on the Lewmar website, to a Lewmar 6. Could this be now referred to as Lewmar 16?

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The Lewmar 6 winches are listed right here. No, there are more differences than that AFAIK.
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